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On Thursday, April 11, the heads of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, and Episcopal Churches held a meeting at the papal headquarters at St. Mark Cathedral in ʿAbāssiyya in the hopes of ending the harmful personal status crisis.  The meeting was presided over by Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Patriarch ...
In an aired TV program, Pope Tawadros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, said that the Coptic Orthodox Church grants divorce and the right to remarry, only to the innocent party that has been cheated on.  
The call went out in the media, Facebook, and by text message: The Maspero Youth Union summons Copts for a mass demonstration at the cathedral to demand the church withdraw from the constituent assembly. In the end, twenty people came. Most were members of the Maspero leadership.   
  A church source has revealed that Pope Shenouda III, head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, is currently examining the crisis of collective resignations from the Orthodox denomination, initiated by the Right to Live Movement at the end of last week.  
  Copts involved in the dog battle are planning a protest march in front of the Ministry of Justice for September 15, continuing with their demands for a law on civil marriage, as well requesting resignations from the Orthodox denomination sitting on the clerical council.    
"Awake and arise, Christians, we will not say it to the priests, the archbishops or the pope…we are not in a jungle" -  were chants of Copts denied remarriage. The agonized cries echoed on the stairs of the Ministry of Justice on July 8 as they protested about church laws on marriage and divorce....
“Awake and arise, Christians, we will not say it to the priests, the archbishop or the pope… we are not in a jungle” -  chants of Copts, deprived of second marriage, echoed on the stairs of the Ministry of Justice July 7 as they protested about church laws on marriage and divorce. Demonstrators...
The “Copts’ right to divorce” movement is calling for the “necessary” adoption of a personal status law, which would shatter the deadlock of the church law, and would be applied it to all Copts without discrimination. The movement has called for a demonstration this coming Thursday in front on the...
 The group "Support Copts in getting a divorce" is leaning towards establishing an assembly for the group, and sends a letter to the minister of justice requesting that he legislate a civil law for Copts.   
The article highlights the controversial judgment of second marriage for Copts. The judgment of second marriage of Copts raised a crisis between the Supreme Administrative Court and the Supreme Institutional Court when the latter repealed the judgment. The Council of State's counselor believes that...

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